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"A TROT, AND A CANTER, A GALLOP, AND OVER", by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
Last Line: "out of the saddle, and roll in the clover"
Subject(s): Weather


A CHRONIC CONDITION, by RICHARD WILBUR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Berkeley did not foresee such misty weather
Subject(s): Fear; Landscape; Weather


A CLIMATIC MADRIGAL, by WILBUR DICK NESBIT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is time to go a-maying
Last Line: When we have such splendid sleighing!
Subject(s): Seasons; Spring; Weather


A COURTYARD THAW, by RICHARD WILBUR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun was strong enough today
Subject(s): Winter; Weather


A HISTORY OF WEATHER, by BILLY COLLINS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the kind of spring morning - candid sunlight
Subject(s): Weather


A HOOSIER CALENDAR, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bleak january! Cold as fate
Last Line: Recollections.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Nature; Seasons; Weather


A MEMORY, by KATHARINE TYNAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is just the weather, a wet may and blowing
Last Line: "god send fine weather to carry home the sheaves!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Hinkson, Katharine Tynan
Subject(s): Death; Farm Life; Fathers; God; Memory; Piety; Trust; Weather; Dead, The; Agriculture; Farmers


A RAINY DAY, by THEODOSIA (PICKERING) GARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This is my dream. To have you on a day
Last Line: Books, and the dear companionship of you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Faulks, Frederick J., Mrs.
Subject(s): Friends, Fair-weather


A SONG OF THE WEATHER, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The heart of the world beats aloof from our lives
Last Line: He gave me the sceptre; and shall I not reign?
Subject(s): Weather


A WEATHER PROPHET, by JANE BARLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun as clear as a raindrop of fire slipt
Last Line: Home.
Subject(s): Drowning; Prophecy & Prophets; Sailing & Sailors; Travel; Weather; Seamen; Sails; Journeys; Trips


A WEATHER RULE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: If the evening's red and the morning gray
Last Line: The lamb and the ewe will go wet to bed
Subject(s): Weather


A WET EVENING, by JANE BARLOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The silvern circle of this summer lake
Last Line: With morn may kindle again.
Subject(s): Harvest; Mist; Rain; Water; Weather


A WIND OF CLEAR WEATHER IN ENGLAND, by ALICE MEYNELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O what a miracle wind is this
Last Line: His narrow road -- the open sun.
Alternate Author Name(s): Meynell, Wilfrid, Mrs.; Thompson, Alice Christina
Subject(s): Weather


ADVANCES, by KEITH WALDROP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Seventy wingbeats
Subject(s): Weather; Time; Nature; Mind, The


AGNOSTIC TO MYSTIC, by WILLIAM ROSE BENET    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why does it matter to you whether heaven or god
Last Line: Sometimes, oh, sometimes it seems—!
Subject(s): Cold; Earth; Mysticism; Nature; Weather; World


AN ADIRONDACK WINTER SONG, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Within our adirondack home
Last Line: With light the soul doth know.
Subject(s): Peace; Seasons; Snow; Weather; Winter


AN AWKWARD SITUATION, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Try as I would I could not rid myself of the bore
Last Line: "'certainly, sir,' he replied. 'step this way.'"
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


APRIL WEATHER, by LIZETTE WOODWORTH REESE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, hush, my heart, and take thine ease
Last Line: For here is april weather.
Subject(s): April; Weather


AS TO THE WEATHER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "I remember, I remember"
Last Line: Like what it used to was
Subject(s): Weather


AT NINETY IN THE SHADE, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hot weather? Yes; but really not
Last Line: Compared with weather twice as hot!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Heat; Summer; Weather


AUTUM' TIME, by JEWELL BELL MCMURTREY    Poem Text            
First Line: Oh, dere ain' no time lak de autum'
Last Line: Nen set fo' de fiah an res'.
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Weather; Fall


AUTUMN, by JEAN J. EASTLEY    Poem Text            
First Line: The leaves are falling fast / every tree ...
Last Line: As the season's autumn's call.
Subject(s): Weather


AUTUMN, by WILL H. SKALING    Poem Text            
First Line: On distant hills, maples glow
Last Line: Wild geese flying by.
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; Weather; Wind; Fall


AUTUMN ALMANAC, by RON PADGETT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Today there's supposed to be a break
Subject(s): Weather


AUTUMN WIND, by ALFRED D. BUTTS    Poem Text            
First Line: Break, o wind! / break against the trees
Last Line: Kick up your heels and run away!
Subject(s): Autumn; Dust; Seasons; Weather; Wind; Fall


BAD WEATHER HUNTING SONG, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Not even the words I put together balanced perfectly on the tip of my tongue
Last Line: Hunting song ready %useless
Subject(s): Eskimos; Hunting; Native Americans; Weather


BALLADE OF MID-WINTER NIGHTS, by CHARLOTTE LOUISE BERTLESEN    Poem Text            
First Line: An icy wind sweeps up the dim-lit street
Last Line: Our trees stand starkly nude upon the lawn.
Subject(s): Frost; Weather; Winter


BIRD SONG IN BLIZZARD, by TERENCE MCGUIRE    Poem Source            
First Line: He wanted to walk the small field
Last Line: World spinning out of control
Subject(s): Birds; Nature; Storms; Weather


BLACK ROOT IN RAINY WEATHER, by PAMELA ALEXANDER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: On the stiff twig up there
Last Line: For that rare, random descent
Alternate Author Name(s): Alexander, Pam
Subject(s): Sky; Weather


BLACKOUT, by ALICE R. FRIMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: Bill the hurricane is standing on my roof
Last Line: But this black wall of water, this ocean %tipped on its side
Subject(s): Disasters; Floods; Hurricanes; Nature; Rain; Weather


BLIZZARD ROPE, by DEBRA MARQUART    Poem Source            
First Line: I have not forgotten
Last Line: Go where you will
Subject(s): Aging; Storms; Weather


BRANKO, by TOMAZ SALAMUN    Poem Source            
First Line: I see my father climbing onto the wheel of a buzz saw
Last Line: Tsar says: 'pogrom! Cut the germans' ears off and slaughter them
Subject(s): Fog; Weather


BROKEN EGG SUNSET, by MELISSA LAMBERTON    Poem Source            
First Line: I've never seen the sky this color
Last Line: Dying day, minus the red %chili pepper sun
Subject(s): Evening; Time; Weather


BROKEN SONNET, by CARL SANDBURG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: May the weather next week be good to us
Subject(s): Weather; Birds


CANDLEMAS (FEBRUARY 2), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: If candlemas day be fair and bright
Last Line: Winter is gone and will not come again
Subject(s): Weather


CAPE DREAD, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: For those who come after, that is how we named it
Last Line: But delectable, at least at that season
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Disasters; Sailors And Sailing; Shipwrecks; Storms; Weather; Wind


CARELESS, by CHARLES MACKAY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spring gave me a friend, and a true,true love
Last Line: And none the worse am I.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


CESSNA OR BEECHCRAFT OR PIPER, by MARK DEFOE    Poem Source            
First Line: A fleck in the sky's eye, an insistent
Last Line: As soon as it clears, as soon as it clears
Subject(s): Weather


CHANT OF THE SPRING RAIN, by RAY CLARKE ROSE    Poem Text            
First Line: Rain like the rustling of fine garments
Last Line: "and this is life and its mystery!"
Subject(s): Nature; Nature - Religious Aspects; Rain; Spring; Weather


CHILDREN'S SONG, by FORD MADOX FORD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sometimes wind and sometimes rain
Last Line: If things will always alter so.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hueffer, Ford Hermann; Hueffer, Ford Madox
Subject(s): Children; Weather; Childhood


CHINOISERIE, by BABETTE DEUTSCH    Poem Text            
First Line: A cloud of shivering silver
Last Line: The sky is a glowing poppy, all unfurled.
Alternate Author Name(s): Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, Mrs.
Subject(s): Clouds; Weather; Wind


CLIMATIC, by JEAN COOPER    Poem Source            
First Line: The soft breeze caresses the epidermis
Last Line: Until the breeze is no more!
Subject(s): Weather; Wind


CLIMATIC SORCERY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When frost's all on our winder, an' the snow's
Last Line: Ner his mustache ain't white, ner he ain't old.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Milk; Summer; Weather; Milkmen; Milkmaids


CLIMATOLOGY, by PHILLIP FOSS    Poem Source            
First Line: The forest roars, recedes
Last Line: The distant roar is an approaching black wall of hail
Subject(s): Nature; Weather


CLOUDS, by LINCOLN COLCORD    Poem Text            
First Line: The clouds rise over the high mountains
Last Line: I should not have looked away.
Subject(s): Clouds; Nature; Weather


CLOUDS, by LAURIE J. LAMON    Poem Source            
First Line: On the news, a man named mark explains
Last Line: Without hunger, without grieving, without body
Subject(s): Change; Clouds; Family Life; Weather


COMING OF DAWN, by DHAN GOPAL MUKERJI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thin silver cloud-veils hide the moon
Last Line: The darkness fall,
Subject(s): Nature; Seasons; Weather


COOK COUNTY, by ARCHIBALD MACLEISH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The northeast wind was the wind off the lake
Alternate Author Name(s): Fleming, Archibald
Variant Title(s): Weather
Subject(s): Nature; Weather; Wind


COOK COUNTY, by ARCHIBALD MACLEISH    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The northeast wind was the wind off the lake
Last Line: And snow on the sand where in summer the water was...
Alternate Author Name(s): Fleming, Archibald
Variant Title(s): Weathe
Subject(s): Nature; Weather; Wind


CORNISH WEATHER RHYME (1), by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Mist from the hill %brings water for the mill
Last Line: Mist from the sea %brings fine weather for me
Subject(s): Weather


CORNISH WEATHER RHYME (2), by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: When the mist comes from the hill %then good weather it doth spill
Last Line: When the mist comes from the sea %then good weather it will be
Subject(s): Weather


CORNISH WEATHER RHYME (3), by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: A rainbow in the morn, %put your head in the corn
Last Line: A rainbow in the eve, %put your head in the sheave
Subject(s): Weather


COUNTRY LORE: WIND AND WEATHER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Sou'west blows the cloud together
Last Line: Every cloud is in his train
Subject(s): Weather


DAWNS OF MOGUER, by JUAN RAMON JIMENEZ    Poem Source            
First Line: The silver poplars
Last Line: The baffled moon
Subject(s): Clouds; Storms; Weather


DAYS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Every sort of day together
Last Line: In sunny or in windy weather.
Subject(s): Calendars; January; Seasons; Time; Weather


DEAD CENTER, by MICHAEL CAREY    Poem Source            
First Line: He didn't know why he did it, he just did. There were seven tornadoes
Last Line: Grass and a fading terror and the rush of blood in the urge to be lifted
Subject(s): Disasters; Hurricanes; Weather; Wind


DEPARTURE, by HENRY VAN DYKE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, why are you shining so bright, big sun
Last Line: And your smile is the sun in my sky.
Alternate Author Name(s): Civis Americanus
Subject(s): Love; Weather


DISAPPOINTMENT, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: I said I had a friend
Last Line: I have a friend!
Subject(s): Friendship; Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


DOG WEATHER, by STEPHEN ELLIOTT DUNN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Earlier, everyone was in knee boots, collars up
Last Line: I can be discounted now almost anywhere
Alternate Author Name(s): Dunn, Stephen
Subject(s): Weather


DOWN TO THE DOGS, by CESAR VALLEJO    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: This afternoon it rains as never before; and I
Last Line: Don't feel like staying alive, heart
Subject(s): Peru; Rain; Tears; Weather


DREGS, by CESAR VALLEJO    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: This afternoon it rains, as never before; and I don't
Last Line: This afternoon it rains, it pours. And I don't %want to live, heart!
Subject(s): Grief; Hearts; Love; Rain; Tears; Weather


DRY GHAZAL, by JENNIFER ATKINSON    Poem Source            
First Line: Dry lightning struck the parched bay tree
Last Line: The dry wind turned. It rained. It rains. It's raining
Subject(s): Lightning; Rain; Weather


EXULTATION, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The rain surpasses itself. It has gone beyond itself to the contours of a
Last Line: To exult at the brilliant fulfillment of a summer day
Subject(s): Rain; Seasons; Summer; Weather


EYE REFLECTING THE GOLD OF FALL, by CHARLES LAURENCE NORTH    Poem Source            
First Line: Silver is the ruby's faded glare
Last Line: Banging like grain like the door against ice air
Subject(s): Autumn; Cosmology; Seasons; Travel; Weather


FAIR WEATHER AND FOUL, by WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896)    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Speak nought, move not, but listen, the sky is full of gold
Last Line: And the tuneful woe hath found thee, over land and over sea.
Subject(s): Weather


FAIR-WEATHER FRIEND, by RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Because I mourned to see thee fall
Last Line: Where'er they turn, fair-weather friend!
Alternate Author Name(s): Houghton, 1st Baron; Houghton, Lord
Subject(s): Friends, Fair-weather


FALSE FRIENDS-LIKE, by WILLIAM BARNES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I was still a boy, an' mother's pride
Last Line: An' thank en, I do veel a little shy.
Subject(s): Distrust; Friendship - False Friends; Practical Jokes; Fair Weather Friends; Pranks


FENCES, by BEULAH WINDLE SCALLIN    Poem Text            
First Line: Shall I fast hedge myself within
Last Line: Must surely freeze.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Love; Relationships; Fair Weather Friends


FOG, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: You see, shore-hugging is neither surety
Last Line: Or founder soon, we cannot be saved here
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Clouds; Fog; Weather


FORECAST FOR THE PRESENT, by CHRIS SEMANSKY    Poem Source            
First Line: The weatherman was wrong again
Last Line: Like the last good train %running, the one we've learned %tocount on, the one we've yet to miss
Variant Title(s): Present Forecas
Subject(s): Weather


FORECASTING AT STONEWALL CAFE, by BRIAN HENRY    Poem Source            
First Line: When I said clear skies I found slashed tires
Last Line: I keep my glass covered, ready for anything
Subject(s): Weather


FOUNDATIONS: I. WEATHER REPORT, by NICK BARRETT    Poem Source            
First Line: I loved it when we abondoned what we knew
Last Line: Night, always, less of the world rearranged than we hoped
Subject(s): Night; Smells; Weather


FOUR WINDS, by MOTHER GOOSE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The south wind brings wet weather
Last Line: Old rhyme.
Variant Title(s): Proverbial Weather Rhymes;the Winds
Subject(s): Weather; Wind


FRAGMENTS WRITTEN WHILE TRAVELING...A MIDWESTERN HEAT WAVE, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: However lonely we were before / becomes unclear
Last Line: By setting-free the soil
Subject(s): Farm Life; Heat; Middle West; Oklahoma; Summer; Weather; Agriculture; Farmers; Midwest; Old Northwest; Central States; North Central States


FRIAR-BACON: LOVE-SUPPLANTER, by ROBERT GREENE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Edward, prince of wales. / lacy, earl of lincoln
Last Line: Is not of force to bury thoughts of friends....
Subject(s): Betrayal; Courtship; Friendship - False Friends; Hearts; Love; Fair Weather Friends


FRIEND AND FOE, by WINIFRED LUCAS    Poem Text            
First Line: Say, who is here? A foe? - a friend?
Last Line: Help in a hand that cannot reach.
Alternate Author Name(s): Le Bailly, Mrs.
Subject(s): Enemies; Friendship; Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


FRIENDS, by WALT MASON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's hard to know who are your friends, so
Last Line: As through this woozy world he wends.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


FRIENDS, by BEA MYERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Some are true / others are not
Last Line: Or what you've got.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


GHAZAL FROM THE DROWNED CITY: LINES WRITTEN UNDER THE GILT AND ...., by JENNIFER ATKINSON    Poem Source            
First Line: I set myself adrift under the piecemeal, puzzled
Last Line: Who can keep strict account of all the tides have taken and given %these days?
Subject(s): Cities; Drowning; Water; Weather


GIVE THANKS FOR RAIN, by HILDEGARDE FRIED DREPS    Poem Text            
First Line: Give thanks for rain when clouds extend
Last Line: Give thanks for rain.
Subject(s): Nature; Rain; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: AUGUST, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: God's peace and the moon on the meadow's dead clover
Last Line: With the mists and the moon and the weather—god's weather.
Subject(s): Prairies; Summer; Weather; Plains


GOD'S WEATHER: DECEMBER, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: The dusk of the evening, with winter stars growing
Last Line: We wait with the stars thro' his weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Weather; Winter


GOD'S WEATHER: FEBRUARY, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: The hid sun strikes red thro' the low eaves' slow dripping
Last Line: God's breath in the night and his weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Months; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: JANUARY, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: Up the whitening blue, as the day-star grows dimmer
Last Line: Whip out a mad peal to just weather—god's weather.
Subject(s): Months; Snow; Time; Weather; Winter


GOD'S WEATHER: JULY, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: The heavy shade bends to tall clover and grasses
Last Line: Growing, grateful for grace of hot weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Months; Summer; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: JUNE, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: In the west pile the stormclouds, and bluegrass and roses
Last Line: Beaten prone in the wet fragrant weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Months; Storms; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: MARCH, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: A wild whir of wings thro' the woodland's browns hieing
Last Line: Blow on thro' the woods and the weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Harvest; Months; Spring; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: NOVEMBER, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: But bleak blows the wind from the northeast; in drifting
Last Line: Wells out with the wind and the weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Months; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: OCTOBER, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: The cold late rain drips from the low clouds close palling
Last Line: The haze on the home hill and weather, god's weather.
Subject(s): Cold; Months; Summer; Weather


GOD'S WEATHER: SEPTEMBER, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: All gold! Down the hillside peep clumped daisies golden
Last Line: Sends a cheer down the year to just weather—god's weather.
Subject(s): Autumn; Months; Seasons; September; Weather; Fall


GRAY WEATHER, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is true that, older than man and ages to outlast him, the pacific surf
Last Line: To the bone, the careless white bone, the excellence
Subject(s): Disappointment; Aging; Weather


HALCYON WEATHER, by CLINTON SCOLLARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's to the halcyon weather
Last Line: Under the open sky!
Subject(s): Contentment; Weather


HARD WEATHER, by GEORGE MEREDITH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bursts from a rending east in flaws
Last Line: The station for the flight of soul.
Subject(s): Human Behavior; Nature; Weather; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


HELSINKI WINDOW, by ROBERT CREELEY    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Go out into brightened
Subject(s): Weather; Helsinki, Finland


HERE IS MUSIC: MY LORDS, by AUSTIN PHILIPS    Poem Text            
First Line: My lords of life and death, if, suppliant, I
Last Line: Had ta'en, fulfill'd: who, too, had lost false friends for truth.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


HIS OWN WEATHER, by PAMELA ALEXANDER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The cat's fur warms quickly;
Alternate Author Name(s): Alexander, Pam
Subject(s): Weather


HOARFROST AND FOG, by BARTON SUTTER    Poem Source            
First Line: I walk six blocks to the park.
Last Line: The snow is nearly up to her knees. %I breathe, and I breathe, and I breathe.
Subject(s): Snow; Weather; Winter


HOBOKEN, 1825, by ROBERT STEVENSON COFFIN    Poem Text            
First Line: To the dark, bloody shore of hoboken is gliding
Last Line: The flowers of the nightshade his temples around.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Hoboken, New Jersey; Fair Weather Friends


HOW TO FORETELL A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER, by TED KOOSER    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Rain always follows the cattle
Subject(s): Weather


HURRICANE, by DAVID BOTTOMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At twilight / the leaves of palmettos screeching like cicadas
Last Line: The ox beetle gores up through blown sand.
Subject(s): Hurricanes; Loss; Weather


HYDROGRAPHIC REPORT, by FRANCES MARY FROST    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Off portland: wind east, visibility eight
Subject(s): Sea; Weather


I OFTEN THINK, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: I often think of life's dark days
Last Line: When the great war was through.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


IMPRESSIONS, by RUTH CLAY PRICE    Poem Text            
First Line: The virent salt-marsh tide is high to-night
Last Line: Sh!
Subject(s): Sea; Storms; Tides; Weather; Ocean


IN SUMMER WHEN THE VALES ARE CLEAR, by HERBERT TRENCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Ye, everlasting summits, do abide in sun!
Subject(s): Weather; Alps; Valleys


IT SNOWS AND IT BLOWS, by CARROLL RYAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It snows and it blows, it is cold, stormy / weather
Last Line: For it snows, etc.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ryan, William Thomas Carroll
Subject(s): Sky; Snow; Storms; Weather; Winter


LANCASHIRE WEATHER RHYMES, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: If red the sun begins his race
Last Line: When pendle wears its woolly cap, %the farmers all may take a nap
Subject(s): Weather


LE TEMPS A LAISSIE, by CHARLES D'ORLEANS    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The weather's cast away its cloak
Last Line: Of wind and rain and cold
Alternate Author Name(s): D'orleans, Duc; Orleans, Charles Of
Subject(s): Weather


LEAVING BUFFALO, by CHARLES MARTIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Others, many others, must have known
Subject(s): Buffalo (city), New York; Farewell; Weather; Parting


LECTURE ON HAPPINESS, by JEFF MOCK    Poem Source            
First Line: The sun the old woman said
Last Line: It's cloudy, and so very fine
Subject(s): Reason; Weather


LIFE ON THE LAKES: STORM, by ELIZABETH SEWELL HILL    Poem Text            
First Line: A chill creeps over the waters wide
Last Line: The hurt call sounds four!
Subject(s): Lightning; Rain; Storms; Weather; Lightning Rods


LILACS, by ROSE TILLOTSON    Poem Text            
First Line: A friend had failed me in some little thing
Last Line: With purple lilacs, drenched in spring-sweet rain.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


LINES ON THE WINTER SOLSTICE, by CHRISTOPHER MERRILL    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: A day of creaks and croaking! Ice in the skylight,
Last Line: The branches shake, and a half-eaten apple plops %into the kindling pile: if only you were here.
Subject(s): Nature; Weather; Winter


LOCAL FORECAST, by JOHN KINSELLA    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The star dogs the moon
Last Line: Before rain dampens the effect
Subject(s): Weather


LOW BAROMETER, by ROBERT SEYMOUR BRIDGES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The south-wind strengthens to a gale
Last Line: The baleful phantoms underground.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bridges, Robert+(2)
Subject(s): Weather


MARCH, by INDIA HUNT    Poem Text            
First Line: Alone upon the hilltop
Last Line: To the comrade heart of me!
Subject(s): Solitude; Weather; Wind; Loneliness


MATTHEW'S SONG, by JR. ORVAL A. LUND    Poem Source            
First Line: Every time the season changes %we will have a party
Last Line: We slide downhill into %summer
Subject(s): Children; Seasons; Singing And Singers; Weather


MAY RAIN, by ELTON GLASER    Poem Source            
First Line: Evening at morning. Slow drip
Last Line: And keeps the pressure on
Subject(s): Rain; Weather


MAY SNOW, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: May is a blue and gold and green
Last Line: You're just petals from the tree!
Subject(s): May (month); Snow; Weather


MERMILL RD., MILTON CENTER, by MARK DALEY    Poem Source            
First Line: We're watered down, this morning light diffuse
Last Line: Wearing down like weather does a rock
Subject(s): Floods; Rain; Storms; Weather; Wind


METEOROLOGY, by JAMES GALVIN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The heart is such a big awkward girl
Last Line: Even the best days
Subject(s): Evil; Gasoline; Good; Weather; Windows; Wyoming


MONEY, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I had money, money, o!
Last Line: My friends are real, though very few.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Money; Fair Weather Friends


MOTEL VIEW, by DONALD REVELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is conceivable in fact that waves
Subject(s): Sea; Weather; Cape Ann, Massachusetts; Ocean


MOUNT KEARSARGE SHINES..., by DONALD HALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mount kearsarge shines with ice; from hemlock branches
Last Line: For the government of two
Subject(s): Togetherness; Weather


MY DOG, by WILLIAM H. RUMSEY    Poem Text            
First Line: Through glad days and sad days
Last Line: Just so we are together.
Subject(s): Friends, Fair-weather


MY DWELLING, by FRANCES HALLEY BROCKETT    Poem Text            
First Line: I'll build my cabin in the pass
Last Line: To watch the clouds sail by.
Subject(s): Clouds; Weather; Wind


NATURE RHYMES: 6. WEATHER RHYME, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When juana wears her misty shawl
Last Line: Full well we know that rain will fall
Subject(s): Mountains;weather; Hills;downs (great Britain)


NEW YEAR'S EVE WEATHER RHYME, SAID TO BE FROM SCOTLAND, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: If new year's eve night-wind blow south
Last Line: If north-east, flee it man and brute
Subject(s): Weather


NIEGE FONDANT, by BARBARA GUEST            Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: Seen on the whimpering screen the white ruff a tongue wags out numbered
Subject(s): Weather; Language; Words; Vocabulary


NINETEENTH-CENTURY VILLAGE RHYME ON WEATHER; BEDFORDSHIRE, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Well, duncombe, how will be the weather?
Last Line: So, sir, when doctors disagree, %who's to decide it - you orme?
Subject(s): Weather


NINETY-NINE IN THE SHADE, by ROSSITER JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O for a lodge in a garden of cucumbers!
Last Line: And deepens the chill of its dark-running wave.
Subject(s): Cold; Heat; Weather


NOON, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spring: despondency / fall: despair
Last Line: Of the barn.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Weather


NOTHING IS REAL IN OCTOBER, by CAROL B. DECANIO    Poem Source            
First Line: The weather itself %undecided
Last Line: Waiting for november %to begin
Subject(s): October; Seasons; Weather


NOVEMBER AND THE WINDS ARE COMING FROM CANADA, by BOB VANCE    Poem Source            
First Line: In the rude gloaming
Last Line: My friend, %it is further than we can see
Subject(s): Weather; Winter


NOVEMBER SKIES, by JOHN FREEMAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Than these november skies
Last Line: Faint purple flushes of the unvanquished sun.
Subject(s): November; Rain; Weather


OCTAVES IN A GARDEN: 25. ROMAN GLASSWARE PRESERVED IN THE ASHMOLEAN, by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair crystal cups are dug from earth's old crust
Last Line: Brave with faint memories, rich in rainbow-rust.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


ODES 1, 9. VIDES UT ALTA, by QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deep snow! Soracte stands solid under it
Last Line: Or from a finger an easy forfeit.
Alternate Author Name(s): Horace
Subject(s): Snow; Storms; Weather; Winter


OEDIPAL STRIVINGS, by FREDERICK SEIDEL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A dinosaur egg opens in a lab
Subject(s): Jews; Ancestors & Ancestry; Weather; Judaism; Heritage; Heredity


OH IT'S PRETTY WINDY OUTSIDE, by LARRY EIGNER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: As the clouds move
Subject(s): Weather


OH, THE WEATHER, THE WEATHER, by JOANNE KYGER    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: And calm drastic winds of change
Alternate Author Name(s): Snyder, Gary, Mrs.
Subject(s): Change; Grief; Loss; Weather


OLD NICK IN SOREL, by STANDISH HAYES O'GRADY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old nick took a fancy, as many men tell
Last Line: Will winter in hell and be here in the summer.
Subject(s): Canada; Christmas; Santa Claus; Weather; Winter; Canadians; Nativity, The; Nicholas, Saint


ON BRUTUS, AN ODE: HEAVY GOING, by JOHN SHEFFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From mighty caesar, and his boundless grace
Last Line: And if, alas, he fail'd, 'twas only by mistake.
Alternate Author Name(s): Buckingham & Normandy, 1st Duke Of
Subject(s): Brutus (marcus Junius Brutus); Errors; Friendship - False Friends; Ingratitude; Mistakes; Fallacies; Fair Weather Friends; Ungratefulness


ON PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM THE ELEMENTS, by CHARLES L. GROVE    Poem Source            
First Line: Protecting yourself from the elements %is fairly elementary
Last Line: Don't go out in yellow rain, %and don't eat yellow snow
Subject(s): Nature; Seasons; Weather


ON THE 16TH DECEMBER, BEING AS FINE AS MAY-DAY, by FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unlike december's frown this gladsome day
Last Line: For gayer views, and happy could I die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Browne, Felicia Dorothea
Subject(s): December; Weather


ON THE DARK, STILL, DRY, WARM WEATHER ... IN WINTER MONTHS, by GILBERT WHITE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The imprisoned winds slumber within their caves
Last Line: And float the deluged paths and miry fields.
Subject(s): Air; Snow; Weather; Wind; Winter


ONE OF WEATHER'S BEST LIES, by GEORGE LOONEY    Poem Source            
First Line: In fog these silos become a cathedral, backlit
Last Line: Fog rants, and my knees are dust and the past stone
Subject(s): Fog; Weather


OXFORDSHIRE WEATHER-ALMANAC VERSE, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Janiver %freeze the pot by the fire
Last Line: But a swarm in july %is not worth a fly
Subject(s): Weather


POWER FAILURE, by MADELINE DEFREES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking the shore, augustine hoped to comprehend
Last Line: The mist will rise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Mary Gilbert, Sister; De Frees, Madeline
Subject(s): Beachcombers; Seashore; Weather; Beach; Coast; Shore


PROMENADES AND INTERIORS, SELECTION, by FRANCOIS COPPEE    Poem Text            
First Line: I am writing near the lamp. It's fine weather. Pleasant stillness
Last Line: Mother, blessèd among all women may you be!
Subject(s): Cold; Memory; October; Weather; Writing & Writers


PUSSY WILLOW DAYS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Birds and pussies in a tree
Last Line: In the shining weather.
Subject(s): April; Birds; Children; Friendship; Play; Spring; Weather; Willow Trees; Childhood


RAIN, by PAUL CLAUDEL    Poem Source            
First Line: By the two windows before me, the two
Last Line: Tempests a libation of this drop of ink
Subject(s): Rain; Weather


RAIN, by CLARA FOX    Poem Text            
First Line: There are so many kinds of rain
Last Line: And leaving to exalt or jade.
Subject(s): Floods; Rain; Water; Weather


RAIN, by RANDALL MANN    Poem Source            
First Line: This is the rain
Last Line: The ground, lied god, in the beginning
Subject(s): Floods; Rain; Water; Weather


RAIN, by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text            
First Line: The april rain falls quietly, / with soft caress for bush and tree
Last Line: December rain, december rain.
Subject(s): Rain; Seasons; Spring; Water; Weather


RAIN, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It hain't no use to grumble and complane
Last Line: W'y, rain's my choice.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Variant Title(s): Wet Weather Talk
Subject(s): Farm Life; God; Rain; Weather; Agriculture; Farmers


RAIN AND SUNSHINE, by PHOEBE CARY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I was out in the country
Last Line: And sunshine of home!
Subject(s): Country Life; Weather


RAINFALL, by EMILY PAULINE JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From out the west, where darkling storm-clouds float
Last Line: The loud, crisp whiteness of the nearing rain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tekahionwake
Subject(s): Rain; Weather


REPETITION OF WORDS AND WEATHER, by RUTH STONE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A basket of dirty clothes
Subject(s): Words; Weather; Washerwomen; Poetry & Poets


REVIEW, by TONY TOWLE    Poem Source            
First Line: The magic month of june, when I was born
Last Line: Comes in the daytime, while we are walking
Subject(s): Critics And Criticism; Seasons; Weather


RIFFS AND RECIPROCITIES REDUX: WEATHER, by STEPHEN ELLIOTT DUNN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: It had its own channel now, like rock music. But it was more like an
Last Line: Taken a turn for the better or the worse
Alternate Author Name(s): Dunn, Stephen
Subject(s): Television; Weather


SEAWEED WEATHER, by GARDNER MCFALL    Poem Source            
First Line: For three days we've been enveloped by rain
Last Line: In seaweed weather, to ride the dark squall out
Subject(s): Rain; Weather


SEPTEMBER, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Golden in the garden
Last Line: September's going by!
Subject(s): Autumn; Seasons; September; Weather; Fall


SIGNS OF RAIN [OR, FOUL WEATHER], by EDWARD JENNER    Poem Text            
First Line: The hollow winds begin to blow
Last Line: 40 our jaunt must be put off to-morrow.
Subject(s): Mnemonics; Nature; Rain; Weather


SNOW, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once with my scarf knotted over my mouth
Last Line: The son! Before the weather changes.
Subject(s): Cold; Fathers & Sons; Relationships; Snow; Weather


SNOWSTORM IN THE DUSK, by EDWARD SAPIR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great dabs of gray
Last Line: And there's a moaning, moaning, in the gloom.
Subject(s): Snow; Storms; Weather; Winter


SO GOOD, by JAMES SCHUYLER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sing to me
Subject(s): Weather; Birds; Grandparents; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


SOLAR, by THOMAS CENTOLELLA    Poem Source            
First Line: On a gray day, when the sun
Last Line: I have to make all the difference
Subject(s): Sun; Weather


SOMETHING TOLD THE WILD GEESE, by RACHEL (LYMAN) FIELD    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Summer sun was on their wings, %winter in their cry
Subject(s): Geese; Weather


SONG ON THE WAY, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Any way the old world goes
Last Line: Singin' all together!
Subject(s): Weather


SONG TO BRING FAIR WEATHER, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "you, whose day it is, make it beautiful"
Last Line: So it will be beautiful
Subject(s): Weather


SONNET: 18. AN EVENING IN NOVEMBER, WHICH HAD BEEN STORMY ..., by ANNA SEWARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ceas'd is the rain; but heavy drops yet fall
Last Line: The vale's blue rills, and glitter as they flow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Seward, Nancy
Subject(s): Storms; Weather


SONNET: 19. TO --, by ANNA SEWARD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell, false friend! -- our scenes of kindness close!
Last Line: Flatter with weak regret a broken vow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Seward, Nancy
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


SONNETS FOR FIVE SEASONS: COMPLAINT, by ANNE STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear god,' they write, 'that was a selfish winter
Subject(s): Seasons; Weather; God


SONNETS FOR FIVE SEASONS: STASIS, by ANNE STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before the leaves change, light transforms these lucid
Subject(s): August; September; Weather


SONNETS WRITTEN TO BOUTS-RIMES: 7, by CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And is this august weather? Nay, not so
Last Line: Cheer up there can be nothing worse to mind.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): August; Rain; Weather


SONNETS: A BROKEN FRIENDSHIP, by CHARLES HANSON TOWNE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If this be friendship-that one broken hour
Last Line: The sinews that can help us to rebuild!
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


SPRING LAUGHS, by KATIE F. NICHOLS    Poem Text            
First Line: Trim little towns in waiting
Last Line: The little breezes sing.
Subject(s): Laughter; Spring; Towns; Weather


ST. SWITHIN (JULY 15), by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "st. Swithin's day, if thou dost rain"
Last Line: For forty days 'twill rain nae mair
Variant Title(s): St. Swithin's Day
Subject(s): Weather


STEADY WEATHER, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The year is good that paces quietly
Last Line: The heart of life laid open to the sun.
Subject(s): Weather


STORM POEM, by LUCILLE CLIFTON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind is eating
Last Line: For you %let the windteeth break
Subject(s): Storms; Weather; Wind


STRANGE THAT SO MANY FICKLE GODS, AS FICKLE AS THE WEATHER, by HENRY DAVID THOREAU    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Throughout dame natures provinces should always pull together
Subject(s): Nature; Weather


SUNRISE WITH SEA MONSTER, by CHARLES LAURENCE NORTH    Poem Source            
First Line: Well, we either do it or we don't, as the pigeon said to the loaf
Last Line: But no diminishment, as in 'fancy' and 'open fifths' and environmental sweepstakes'
Subject(s): Clouds; Environment; Sea Monsters; Storms; Weather


SWEET WEATHER, by LIZETTE WOODWORTH REESE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now blow the daffodils on slender stalks
Last Line: Sounds in that song the thrush sends through the rain.
Subject(s): Weather


TEMPEST AND THE CALM, by JUAN DE ARGUIJO    Poem Source            
First Line: Sudden I saw the ruddy sun to turn
Last Line: Wherein the image of my fortune lies
Subject(s): Storms; Thunder; Weather


TEMPEST NIGHT, by JOEL T. ROGERS    Poem Text            
First Line: Wind in the void, where the white stars shake
Last Line: And the night hangs heavily years and years?
Subject(s): Sea; Sea Voyages; Storms; Weather; Wind; Ocean


THE CHANGING SEASON, by ALINE NEFF    Poem Text            
First Line: Golden sunlight floods the earth
Last Line: Interpreting god's moods.
Subject(s): Earth; Nature; Seasons; Weather; World


THE CITY OF THE OLESHA FRUIT, by NORMAN DUBIE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Outside the window past the two hills there is the city
Last Line: Somewhere inside the mind.
Subject(s): Cities; Kisses; Man-woman Relationships; Physical Disabilities; Weather; Writing & Writers; Urban Life; Male-female Relations; Handicapped; Handicaps; Physically Challenged; Cripples


THE COMET, by THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The eye of the demon on albion was turned
Last Line: The fire-brand of yamen shall dazzle in vain.
Subject(s): Anger; Devil; England; Envy; Floods; Weather; Satan; Mephistopheles; Lucifer; Beelzebub; English


THE FARMER WHO MADE HIS OWN WEATHER, by JOHN GODFREY SAXE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once on a time, lafontaine writes
Last Line: And deemed himself more wise than jove.
Subject(s): Weather


THE FARMER'S BOY: AUTUMN, by ROBERT BLOOMFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Again, the year's decline, midst storms and floods
Subject(s): Farm Life; Autumn; Weather; Disappointment; Agriculture; Farmers; Fall


THE FEATHER, by FORD MADOX FORD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I wonder dost thou sleep at night
Last Line: Friend of mine, my enemy.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hueffer, Ford Hermann; Hueffer, Ford Madox
Subject(s): Enemies; Friendship; Friendship - False Friends; Judas Iscariot (d. 30 A.d.); Fair Weather Friends


THE FOG, by JACK GREENBERG    Poem Text            
First Line: The fog is thick tonight
Last Line: For prayer and rest ...
Subject(s): Fog; Love; Weather; Haze


THE FOG, by GRACE DENIO LITCHFIELD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It lies dim and cold on the face of the mould
Last Line: And the words die away in my song.
Subject(s): Death; Fog; Funerals; Nature; Weather; Dead, The; Haze; Burials


THE GOLDEN ODES OF PRE-ISLAMIC ARABIA: LEBID, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Gone are they the lost camps, light flittings, long so
Last Line: Woe be to all false friends! Woe to the envious!
Subject(s): Arabia; Arabs - Women; Enemies; Fights; Friendship - False Friends; War; Fair Weather Friends


THE GYPSY AND THE TOWNSMAN, by FORD MADOX FORD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pleasant enough in the seed time
Last Line: There than here in the saddest month of the weariest year.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hueffer, Ford Hermann; Hueffer, Ford Madox
Subject(s): Gypsies; Towns; Weather; Gipsies


THE LIFE OF TOWNS: ONE-MAN TOWN, by ANNE CARSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's magritte weather today said max
Last Line: Ernst knocking his head on a boulder
Subject(s): Weather


THE LITTLE CLOUD COMES DOWN, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: The little spot of earth below
Last Line: But the earth was as glad as the curly cloud!
Subject(s): April; Clouds; Weather; Wind


THE MISTAKEN ANEMONETER, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A little anemometer
Last Line: And ceased to be like a man.
Subject(s): Weather


THE MOON IS SINKING - THE TEMPESTUOUS WEATHER, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Last Line: Jes' so
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Subject(s): Weather


THE MOONLIGHT STORM, by CARROLL RYAN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A lovely night! Serenely clear the sky
Last Line: For I'm akin to it—our spirits are the same.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ryan, William Thomas Carroll
Subject(s): Storms; Weather


THE NEWS AND THE WEATHER, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Serene night cold november
Last Line: Quarrelling hair greyer almost / sixty
Subject(s): News; November; Weather


THE POISONED ARROW, by DORA SIGERSON SHORTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All wounded sore he lay upon my path
Last Line: Within his hand he held a bow unstrung.
Alternate Author Name(s): Sigerson, Dora; Shorter, Mrs. Clement
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Murder; Fair Weather Friends


THE RAINBOW, by DAVID BAKER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If things were worse, this cursed rain
Subject(s): Sewall, Samuel (1652-1730); Religion; Weather; Theology


THE SEASONS, by JAMES WELDON JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: W'en de leaves begin to fall
Last Line: Mek it hard to tell which time o' year am bes'.
Subject(s): Seasons; Time; Weather


THE SECRET OF IT, by AMOS RUSSEL WELLS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where does the clerk of the weather store
Last Line: "and open the wrong heart-room."
Subject(s): Weather


THE SOU'WESTER (BLOWING OVER THE OVERTON HILLS, CHESHIRE), by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Blustering, boisterous wind, that bloweth over the / bracken
Last Line: I am the breath of a spirit that wandereth ever free!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Forests; Weather; Wind; Woods


THE SPRING RACE, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Said the wee yellow crocus with hurrying / feet
Last Line: How the old places looked and what beautiful weather!
Subject(s): April; Spring; Weather


THE STORM, by EDWARD BLISS REED    Poem Text            
First Line: The sun sank in a sheer abyss of cloud
Last Line: Upon the fallen tree, shout as they play.
Subject(s): Lightning; Sea Voyages; Storms; Weather; Wind; Lightning Rods


THE SUN OF DAY, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: With morning's sun ascending
Last Line: As day yields to the night.
Subject(s): Day; Light; Lightning; Sun; Weather; Lightning Rods


THE THUNDER STORM, by OLIVER MURRAY EDWARDS    Poem Text            
First Line: Above the heavens are flaming
Last Line: I would know that thou art near.
Subject(s): Earth; Lightning; Storms; Weather; World; Lightning Rods


THE TIMES ATLAS; FOR MY MENTOR, LONG DEAD, RICHARD HALLIBURTON, by JAMES HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Today was the coldest day in the history
Last Line: That might leave so many dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Harrison, Jim
Subject(s): Halliburton, Richard (1900-1939); Maps; Sea Voyages; Weather


THE WEATHER, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Live for myself
Last Line: Turned up my collar
Subject(s): Weather


THE WEATHER, by KATHERINE SHEPARD    Poem Text            
First Line: I need brutal unrhythmical words to say this
Last Line: What does the weather mean to such as we!
Subject(s): Weather


THE WEATHER MAN, by BURGES JOHNSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Watchman, tell us of the day
Last Line: "less I put my rubbers on."
Subject(s): Children; Mothers; Weather; Childhood


THE WEATHER SHIFTS, by ARTHUR SZE    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unemployed. I recollect setting a plumb
Last Line: Sings, somewhere, out in the junipers.
Subject(s): January; Weather


THE WEATHER-PROPHET; A FABLE, by CHRISTOPHER PEARSE CRANCH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can be the matter with the thermometer?
Last Line: Thinks his own mood is the mind of humanity.
Subject(s): Fables; Prophecy & Prophets; Weather; Allegories


THE WEATHER-SPIRIT, by GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A voice in the roaring pine-wood
Last Line: Is calling, calling, to me.
Subject(s): Weather


THE WIND, by LOUIS MERCIER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All last night and all day long
Last Line: He moves off. They can hear him in the leaves.
Subject(s): Homeless; Storms; Weather; Wind


THE WIND IN A FROLIC, by WILLIAM HOWITT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind one morning sprang up from sleep
Last Line: How little of mischief it had done!
Subject(s): Children; Weather; Wind; Childhood


THE WOMAN AND THE FLAME, by AIME CESAIRE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A bit of light that descends the springhead of a gaze
Subject(s): Weather


THE WRECK OF THE BARQUE 'LYNTON' WHILE BOUND FOR ASPINWALL, HAVING ON, by WILLIAM MCGONAGALL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A sad tale of the sea, I will unfold
Last Line: A day which the survivors will long remember.
Subject(s): Disasters; Hurricanes; Shipwrecks; Survival; Weather


THUNDER, by JOANNA BAILLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirit of strength! To whom in wrath 'tis given
Last Line: A higher power beholds the strife of men.
Subject(s): Thunder; Weather


THUNDERSTORM THE DAY THE WAR ENDED, by JUDY LONGLEY    Poem Source            
First Line: Leaden heat explodes into quicksilver
Last Line: Scud overhead like returning ships
Subject(s): War; Weather


TO A FALSE FRIEND, by THOMAS HOOD    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our hands have met, but not our hearts
Last Line: I would our hands had never met!
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


TO H.B.S., by AUSTIN PHILIPS    Poem Text            
First Line: Oh, life was utterly good that night
Last Line: And an hour of understanding!
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING, by JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Weather; Farm Life; Agriculture; Farmers


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 2. THE WIND CHANTS WELL TO-DAY, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wind chants well over the world to-day
Last Line: And am as invisible as you.
Subject(s): Weather; Wind


TREES IN AUTUMN, by ROLF JACOBSEN    Poem Source            
First Line: --when the summer's gone out of them
Last Line: Defenseless. Now %we see through them
Subject(s): Autumn; Leaves; Nature; Seasons; Weather


TROPICAL MYTH, by HARRY EDMUND MARTINSON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rain cast its net over the forest
Last Line: That is how fireflies were born
Subject(s): Lightning; Rain; Weather


TWO LETTERS, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: My dearest friend charles:--
Last Line: So be happy with your bertha hall.
Subject(s): Friends, Fair-weather; Friendship; Letters


TWO WOMEN MEET, by LEONORA SPEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They do not care about each other, these two
Last Line: She hardly touched the food.
Subject(s): Friendship - False Friends; Fair Weather Friends


UBI SUNT, by ELIZABETH CAROLINE DODD    Poem Source            
First Line: Sometime near dawn the fog moved
Last Line: Now, now, now, they all call out
Subject(s): Birds; Crows; Nature; November; Weather; West (u.s.)


UNDER GREAT LIGHT FLOODED CLOUDS, by RUSSELL EDSON    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: The horse is sticky. If you touch it, it sticks to your hands like chewing
Last Line: I mount, and am away
Subject(s): Floods; Rain; Weather


UNDINE: UNDINE'S SONG, by CHARLES WHITWORTH WYNNE    Poem Text            
First Line: Gay are we and without care
Last Line: Weave their spell in the rose-lit dusk.
Alternate Author Name(s): Cayzer, Charles
Subject(s): Calm; Seasons; Spring; Weather; Placid; Undisturbed; Tranquility


VISIONS IN VERSE: 4. CONTENT, by NATHANIEL COTTON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Man is deceiv'd by outward show
Last Line: And inconsistent dreams of day.
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Friendship - False Friends; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens; Fair Weather Friends


VOICE WAYS, by ROBERT FROST    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Some things are never clear.
Last Line: So we won't say nothing is clear
Subject(s): Weather


WATCHING THE WEATHER, by JAMES SUTHERLAND-SMITH    Poem Source            
First Line: This is not the first line I was advised to write
Last Line: Viera and that line you told me to put first...
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Weather


WEATHER, by THOMAS CENTOLELLA    Poem Source            
First Line: All week I moved through weather
Last Line: Songbirds given to fear, %less given, chittering
Subject(s): Solitude; Weather


WEATHER, by DAVID IGNATOW    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Live for myself
Last Line: I bend my head %turned up my collar
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER, by HETTIE JONES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My folder of poems
Last Line: Are you breathing, are you lucky enough
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Church steeple through gray mist
Subject(s): Photography & Photographers; Pictures; Shadows; Weather


WEATHER, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Church steeple through gray mist
Last Line: Direction then another, day after day
Subject(s): Photography And Photographers; Pictures; Shadows; Weather


WEATHER, by SUSAN STEWART    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sounds travel far and wide
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER, by SUSAN STEWART    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sounds travel far and wide
Last Line: With a passing thought for us
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER AND THE SEASONS OF LIFE; A SCOTTISH VERSE, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: West wind to the bairn
Last Line: As she gangs to the kirk %wi' the sun on her side
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER BIRD, by RICHARD WILBUR    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It's hard to decide whether the weather-swallow
Subject(s): Swallows; Weather


WEATHER FORECAST, by ALES DEBELJAK    Poem Source            
First Line: A spring shower rushes over the sunken monarchy. Will it ever end?
Last Line: Before a line of sturdy soldiers, give an order, and the line will shudder
Subject(s): Introspection; Weather


WEATHER REPORT, by JACK MARTIN    Poem Source            
First Line: Salt water beats the sky's wing
Last Line: The humidity between me and you %and the constellation them
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER REPORT: OCTOBER, by MARC HARSHMAN    Poem Source            
First Line: A wall of trees has been erected just here
Last Line: From what we have called prediction
Subject(s): October; Weather


WEATHER RHYME FROM DORSET, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: Mackerel scales and mare's tails
Last Line: Make lordly ships to carry low sails
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER RHYME FROM SUSSEX, by UNKNOWN    Poem Source            
First Line: When old hens scratch the ground and clouds have tails
Last Line: Tis time for ships at sea to shorten sails
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER SIGN, by BERNARD RAYMUND    Poem Text            
First Line: Where wrinkled plain and upland meet
Last Line: To run their windy race.
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: If bees stay at home / rain will soon come
Last Line: Fine will be the day
Variant Title(s): Bees;the Prophets Of The Hive
Subject(s): Bees;insects;weather; Beekeeping;bugs


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When clouds appear / like rocks and towers
Last Line: By frequent showers
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: "mackerel sky, mackerel sky / not long wet/and not long dry"
Last Line: And not long dry
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: A sunshiny shower / won't last half an hour
Last Line: Won't last half an hour
Variant Title(s): Weather Wisdom
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Rain before seven
Last Line: Fine before eleven
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Red sky at night / shepherd's delight
Last Line: Shepherd's warning
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: If the oak is out before the ash / then we'll only have a splash
Last Line: Then we'll surely have a soak
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When the dew is on the grass / rain will never come to pass
Last Line: Rain will never come to pass
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When the clouds are upon the hills / they'll come down by the mills
Last Line: They'll come down by the mills
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: When the wind is in the east / 'tis neither good for man nor beast
Last Line: Then 'tis at the very best
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHER WISE, by ANONYMOUS    Poem Text            
First Line: Evening red and morning grey / send the traveller on his way
Last Line: Bring the rain upon his head
Subject(s): Weather


WEATHERMAN TELLS US, by SHIRLEY KAUFMAN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
Last Line: To know where %they're going
Subject(s): Arabs; Jerusalem; Jews; Middle East - Conflicts; Palestine; Snow; Weather


WEATHERS, by CAROLYN KOO    Poem Source            
First Line: By june, the risk of frost is past, but in may
Last Line: And blackens the heart of a blossom
Subject(s): Seasons; Weather


WHAT THE WEATHER DOES, by HAMISH HENDRY    Poem Source            
First Line: The rooks are alive
Subject(s): Weather


WHEN THE WEATHER CHANGES TO WARM, THE BOYS DRIVE SHIRTLESS, by MARY JO BANG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Their cigarettes wasting to nought
Last Line: And trembling, death and the endless expanse
Subject(s): Change; Driving & Drivers; Weather


WHEN THE WEATHER CHANGES TO WARM, THE BOYS DRIVE SHIRTLESS, by MARY JO BANG    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Their cigarettes wasting to nought
Last Line: That is not an event
Subject(s): Change; Driving And Drivers; Weather


WHITE CITY, by MARK IRWIN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: Shirtsleeved, walking out into the spring, occasionally
Last Line: Forever vanishing between our bodies
Subject(s): Desire; Weather; Winter


WIND, by JOANNA BAILLIE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pow'r uncontrollable, who hold'st thy sway
Last Line: And on the ocean far it slowly dies away.
Subject(s): Weather; Wind


WIND, by VENO TAUFER    Poem Source            
First Line: From the south you bring rain
Last Line: Plague breaaths flower seeds %blow blow
Subject(s): Rain; Sailors And Sailing; Storms; Weather; Wind


WIND CHILL, by MARK VINZ    Poem Source            
First Line: The voice on the radio is urgent. When you go outside, it says, exposed
Last Line: #name?
Subject(s): Cold; Radio; Weather; Wind


WINDY NIGHTS, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whenever the moon and stars are set
Last Line: By he comes back at the gallop again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Variant Title(s): A Child's Garden Of Verses: 9
Subject(s): Weather; Wind


WINTER - PRO AND CON, by O. M. L. DETTY    Poem Text            
First Line: The fir tree snuggles in winter clothes
Last Line: Her clothes crumpled up at her feet.
Subject(s): Weather


WINTER IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, by CLARENCE MAJOR    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: When is chicago not too cold or too hot?
Last Line: Or at least keep kissing in the doorway
Subject(s): Chicago; Cold; Weather; Winter


WINTRY WEATHER, by VICTOR MARIE HUGO    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now winter turns the roadway white
Last Line: Whose light is as the sheen of stars!
Subject(s): Love; Weather; Winter


WRITTEN AT WINCHESTER ON TUESSAY THE 15TH JULY 1817, by JANE AUSTEN    Poem Source             Poet's Biography
First Line: When winchester races first took their beginning
Last Line: The curse upon venta is july in showers
Subject(s): Horse Racing; Weather